The 18-credit Minor in History is composed of six required courses.
Course List - History Minor
|American Civilization to 1877||HIST 20||A historical survey of the American experience from its colonial beginnings through the Civil War and Reconstruction.||3 credits|
|American Civilization Since 1877||HIST 21||A historical survey of the American experience from the emergence of urban-industrial society in the late nineteenth century to the present.||3 credits|
|Europe Since 1848||HIST 120||Political, social, and ideological developments; origin and impact of two World Wars; totalitarianism and democracy; changing role in the world.||3 credits|
|The World at War: 1939-1945||HIST 144||In-depth study of the origins and conduct of World War II. Political and economic aspects as well as military.||3 credits|
|Recent American History||HIST 447||Contemporary economic, social, and political aspects of the United States and its role as a world power since 1945.||3 credits|
|History of Work in America||LER/HIST 458||A study of selected problems in the history of work in the United States, especially since 1877.||3 credits|
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